Pure Experiences
The Sunday Q&A #11 : The Mental Reality, Ancestors, Jeev, Duties of a Seeker

The Sunday Q&A #11 : The Mental Reality, Ancestors, Jeev, Duties of a Seeker

October 14, 2019

How is everything mental in nature? What are ancestors? Is there a bigger me? Why are we here? What should a seeker do?

The Sunday Q&A #10 : The Self, Mantras, Magic, Self Enquiry

The Sunday Q&A #10 : The Self, Mantras, Magic, Self Enquiry

October 6, 2019

Do objects have a Self? How to use mantras properly? How is the lifestyle of a typical magician? What does the Self Enquiry actually show?

Study of Spiritual Phenomena and Research Publication

Study of Spiritual Phenomena and Research Publication

October 2, 2019

What are the best ways to study experiences of all kinds? Why scientific method, which is so successful in the study of physical phenomena, fails miserably in case of spiritual phenomena? What is wrong with scientific journals? Lets discuss some practical issues on this topic.

The Sunday Q&A #09 : Measuring Progress, Liberation, Source of Existence

The Sunday Q&A #09 : Measuring Progress, Liberation, Source of Existence

September 22, 2019

How to measure one's spiritual progress? What happens after liberation? What is the effect of knowledge on incarnations? What governs the universe? What is the cause of existence? Lets explore these questions and many more.

Two years of Pure Experiences Podcast and a Note of Thanks

Two years of Pure Experiences Podcast and a Note of Thanks

September 17, 2019

On the occasion of completion of two years of this podcast I wish to thank all the listener and I also share a bit of history, a bit of my personal life, and a small story about the pitfalls of teaching.

The Sunday Q&A #8 : Guides, Spiritual Evolution, Universal Mind, and the Plot Twist

The Sunday Q&A #8 : Guides, Spiritual Evolution, Universal Mind, and the Plot Twist

September 15, 2019

Where are my spiritual guides? What can I do to make myself worthy of being guided? Does the universal mind help seekers? How can I bypass this whole trouble of spiritual evolution?

Desire Management : Part - 4 The final cure

Desire Management : Part - 4 The final cure

August 31, 2019

Suppression is a time bomb. Desires control the mind. Mind is nothing but unceasing activity of desires. How to take back the control? What is the final cure for the anarchy of desires? In the concluding part of this series, we reveal it all.

Desire Management : Part - 3 Extraordinary ways of fulfillment

Desire Management : Part - 3 Extraordinary ways of fulfillment

August 30, 2019

Desires find a way. There can be supernatural ways. We explore them in this part. We find that it can be either a trap or a path to liberation.

Desire Management : Part - 2 Ordinary ways of fulfillment

Desire Management : Part - 2 Ordinary ways of fulfillment

August 29, 2019

There are three ways to manage desires. Satiation or fulfillment is the first and most popular way. We discuss here the consequences of desire fulfillment. We discover something very important.

Desire Management : Part - 1 Desires and their kinds

Desire Management : Part - 1 Desires and their kinds

August 28, 2019

Desires are the cause of actions. Quality of our life depends on how we act, which depends on what we desire. So their study is of a great significance. What are desires and how many kinds are there? Lets see them in the first part of this series on desire management.

The Sunday Q&A #07

The Sunday Q&A #07

August 26, 2019

What is my path? How to trust the inner knowledge? How to know its source? How to get in touch with the inner self? Why am I unhappy? Lets discuss these issues from a higher perspective.

Experience or Evidence

Experience or Evidence

August 20, 2019

What is the sure way to know? Can knowledge be obtained via evidences provided by others? What constitutes an evidence? Who should we believe? Answers to these important questions are very simple but are truly mind blowing.

What should I do?

What should I do?

August 16, 2019

After realizing that there is no doer, a question is often asked - what should I do now? How to live this life? What is an ideal action? etc. It is paradoxical, how can you act when you are not the actor? The answer is surprisingly simple. That is what we discuss here.

Mad Mad World

Mad Mad World

August 7, 2019

The world is an illusion. Not a plain boring illusion, it is a mad mad world. A mutually agreed upon insanity. Why do we insist that it is real? If not this which one is the real? Is there any experience which is more sane, more rational, less miserable?

I Don’t Know

I Don’t Know

July 30, 2019

Knowledge is just refined ignorance. A seeker gains knowledge, only to destroy it. Those who are bound to knowledge, do not progress much. Not knowing is of essence on the path of knowledge. This can be confusing and shocking, can seem paradoxical. Let us explore the truth, bliss and freedom that is not-knowing.

The Sunday Q&A #06

The Sunday Q&A #06

July 28, 2019

What is the proper way to get something done in our day today life? How to sail smoothly in the sea of society, which is largely based on ignorance? Do extraordinary phenomena or paranormal events, like telekinesis, really occur? How to explain them? We try to answer all these questions from a nondual perspective.

Balance is the Essence

Balance is the Essence

July 24, 2019

Human life is about balance. Imbalance is seen as suffering and dissatisfaction. But balance of what? Of the activity of various layers of the mind. These intricate, interdependent and dynamic parts of the whole human being, when functioning optimally in perfect balance, produce a perfect experience of this life. This is manifested as total happiness and freedom. Now, what causes imbalance and how to fix it?

Letting Go of the Ego

Letting Go of the Ego

July 21, 2019

Letting go of the concept of a separate individual, who is the doer of all actions, can be very challenging. And it seems difficult, because there is often misunderstanding, or probably one is easily lost in the jungle of techniques, traditions etc. When it happens, it is actually very natural, spontaneous, and is extremely blissful. One can conduct one's whole life in pure bliss of egolessness.

The Guru Field

The Guru Field

July 18, 2019

A Guru is much more than a person. The Guru field manifests through many things and events. We are all connected to the same one Guru field. It is right here, right now. All you need is a deep longing for knowledge and a strong intention, and you will receive. Lets say thank you to this Guru field.

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-10

Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj : Part-10

July 8, 2019

In this concluding part of the series, we see the problem of spiritual progress and get a detailed summary of all of his teachings. Nisargadatta's philosophy is seen as a distilled form of Advaita or Nondualism. He presents this timeless knowledge in as pure form as possible and in a very direct way.